This volume of Combat Veterans’ Stories of the Vietnam War contains 15 autobiographical stories.
The first begins in late October 1967, and is told by a Marine rifleman who fought in battles at Mike’s Hill, Foxtrot Ridge, and numerous others.
The final story in this volume is told by an Army cavalry officer who led a platoon of armored personnel carriers with such ability and daring that he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, three Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts.
The other stories in Volume 3 include those told by a US Army artillery officer, a Marine helicopter pilot, a naval officer on offshore fire support duty, and two men that served in the US Navy’s Mobile Riverine Force. Volumes 1-4 of this series contain combat experiences told by 57 Vietnam War veterans.